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Bruce J. Malina

Bruce J. Malina is professor of new testament at Creighton University, Omaha, and author or coauthor or editor of many influential volumes in New Testament, including several recent Fortress Press titles: Social Science Commentary on the Book of Revelation (2000); Social Science Commentary on the Synoptic Gospels (2nd edition 2003); Social Science Commentary on the Gospel of John (1998); and The Social Gospel of Jesus (2001).

Book List

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November 1, 2013

This volume highlights the transformation of the memory of Paul in early Christianity as reflecting the concerns and interest of communities after Paul's death.

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February 27, 2008

Like earlier volumes in the Social Science Commentary series, this volume situates Acts squarely in the cultural matrix of the first century Mediterranean...

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January 11, 2006

This latest addition to the Fortress Social-Science Commentaries on New Testament writings illuminates the values, perceptions, and social codes of the...

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June 27, 2003

The authors build on their earlier social-scientific works and enhance the highly successful commentary model they developed in their social-scientific...

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October 1, 2002
The context of Jesus, his followers, and the early movement. What do the social sciences have to contribute to the study of Jesus and the Gospels? This is...
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November 8, 2000
A dynamic analysis of Jesus' central proclamation. Scholars are agreed that the central metaphor in Jesus' proclamation was the kingdom of God. But what did...
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July 25, 2000

The author of Revelation presents himself as John, the astral seer, who professes faith in the Resurrected Jesus and who belonged to the house of Israel....

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June 24, 1998

Building on the unique format and success of their Social-Science Commentary on the Synoptic Gospels, Includes illustrations and photographs. Malina and...